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OGALA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3. 1919.
VOL. 26, NO. 288
IT IS BLAMED
TO DISCUSS H
Sign Protocol to Treaty
of Peace T
Paris, Dec. ?. The peace confer
ence has been notified that Germany!
has decided not to sign the protocol
presented to her by the allies as a
condition for putting the peace treaty
OUR SENATE DID IT
This attitude is taken as' confirming
reports of a sharp revolution of sen sentiment
timent sentiment in Germany in the last fort fortnight.
night. fortnight. Observers on German develop developments
ments developments have expressed to members of
the peace conference the view that
there has been a compelte transfor transformation
mation transformation of the situation in Germany
and that it is due to the failure of the
United States Senate to ratify the
peace treaty. Thus far, it is stated,
no indications have reached Paris as
to any disposition on the part of the
Germans to modify their attitude on
the insistency of the allies for indem indemnity
nity indemnity for sinking the German fleet at
Scapa Flow, which has been one cause
of German dissatisfaction.
HAD BETTER STAYED AT HOME
The American peace delegation,
with most of its personnel, will sail
for home next week. The date has
not been fixed. The question "of
whether one delegate shall remain to
continue participation in the work of
the supreme council, it is stated, rests
with the state department at Wash Washington.
ington. Washington. It is understood here that if
none of the delegates remain, Ambas Ambassador
sador Ambassador Wallace will be empowered to
participate in peace conference work.
The supreme council today address addressed
ed addressed a note to Germany protesting
against an increase in German arma armament,
ment, armament, contrary to the peace treaty
AT GRACE CHURCH
The every-member canvass to be
made by a special committee from
the congregation of Grace Episcopal
church will take place Sunday after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, December 7th. The Nation Nationwide
wide Nationwide Awakening campaign will close
with the Sunday morning service,
and immediately afterward the. com committee
mittee committee members will make their
In preparation for the canvass, two
prayer meetings will be held at the
church this week, at 7:45 o'clock
Thursday evening and at 10 o'clock
Friday morning. The public is cor cordially
dially cordially invited to attend these meetings
and members of the congregation are
urged to attend. The services on both
occasions will be short and to the
FANCY WORK SALE
The Laadies' Aid Society of the
Christian church will have a sale of
fancy work, such as towels, scarfs,
pillowcases, etc.. next Thursday at
Gerig's Drug Store.
Come in and inspect our line of
toilet sets for Christmas. The Court
LESS MEAT IF BACK
AND KIDNEYS HURT
Taka a glass of Salts to flash. Kidntys
if Bladder bothers youDrink
lots of water.
Eating meat regularly eventually pro
duces kidney trouble in some form or
other, says a well-known authority, be because
cause because the uric acid in meat excites the
-kidneys, they become overworked; get
sluggish; clog up and cause all sorts of
distress, particularly backache and mis misery
ery misery in the kidney region; rheumatic twin twinges,
ges, twinges, severe headaches, acid stomach, con constipation,
stipation, constipation, torpid liver, sleeplessness,
bladder and urinary irritation.
The moment your back hurts or kid kidneys
neys kidneys erent acting right, or if bladder
bothers you, get about four ounces of
Jad Salts from any good pharmacy;
take a tablespoonful in a glass of water
before breakfast for a few days and your
kidneys will then act .fine. This famous
alts is made from the acid of grapes
and lemon juice, combined with lithia,
and has been used for generations to
flush clogged kidneys and stimulate them
to normal activity; also to neutralize the
acids in the urine so it no longer irri irritates,
tates, irritates, thus ending bladder disorders.
Jad Salts cannot injure anyone;
makes a delightful effervescent lithia lithia-waier
waier lithia-waier drink which millions of men and
women take now and then to keep the
kidneys and urinary organs clean, thus
avoiding serious kidney disease.
Director General Will Confer With
Congressmen Before Wilson Be Begins
gins Begins Special Message
Washington, Dec. 3. The president
will not begin the preparation of his
special message to Congress on the
railroad situation until Director Gen General
eral General Hines has conferred with Sena Senator
tor Senator Cummings and Representative
Esch, chairmen, respectively, of the
Senate and House interstate com commerce
merce commerce committees, on the pending
railroad bills., it was said today at the
CONGRESS AT WORK
Congress got down to business to g
day with the leaders determined to
have some constructive legislation legislation-enacted
enacted legislation-enacted before the Christmas holi holidays.
days. holidays. The Cummings railroad bill is
before the Senate, while the five bill billion
ion billion dollar appropriation bill was sub submitted
mitted submitted to the House.
The state department is marking
time today awaiting work from Mex Mexico
ico Mexico of official delivery of the latest
American note to the Mexican gov
ernment and the subsequent action
inspired by it.
IT IS INDEED
Mexico City, Dec. 3. A resolution
entrusting the difficulties arising out
of the international affairs with the
United States to President Carranza,
without interference by the Senate,
was. passed at a secret session today.
Relations with the United States
were declared during the session as
being "very delicate."
HOLDING IT UP TILL
AFTER THE HOLIDAYS
(Associated Press y
' Washington, Dec. 3. An investiga investigation
tion investigation of the Ford-Newberry senatorial
contest from Michigan was authoriz authorized
ed authorized today by the Senate. Hearings arc
not expected to start until after the
holidays, and they may be confined to
the election, since alleged frauds dur during
ing during the primaries are now being dealt
with in the courts.
STATE BOARD TRYING
TO ERADICATE HOOKWORM
Jacksonville, Dec. 3. Co-operation
of the Florida school teachers, espec especially
ially especially those in the rural districts, is
proving a helpful instrument to the
State Board of Health in its campaign
to stamp out hookworm among chil children.
dren. children. The disease is widely prevalent
in all sections of the state.
While hookworm is easily curable,
if allowed to run on it tends to un undermine
dermine undermine the general health of the
child, saps energy and makes its vic victims
tims victims liable to other diseases. Symp Symptoms
toms Symptoms are easily distinguishable an anemia,
emia, anemia, pasty skin, indolence, inertia,
flabby muscles, an enlarged abdomen,
digestive disturbances, loss of appe appetite,
tite, appetite, and n advances cases a rapid
heart and a murmur. It is contracted
by going barefooted, or playing in in infected
fected infected soil.
The treatment is simple, requiring
but one day and can be administered
at home. Dr. Ralph N. Greene, state
health officer, is urging parents and
school teachers to assist the state
board with it's fight against hook
worm by watching children closely for
symptoms and procuring treatment
for the child upon the first indication
that it is affected.
Irvine, Nov. 28. Messrs. Dug Fant
of Fleminerton and I. E. Farnbach of
Mcintosh were Wednesday callers.
Miss Legie Shealy is spending
Thanksgiving at home with her moth mother,
er, mother, Mrs. Shealy, of Sparr.
Misses Inez and Pauline Collins of
Ocala came home to spend Thanksgiv Thanksgiving
ing Thanksgiving with hteir parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. C. J. Critty spent Thursday
with relatives at Flemington.
Mr. Scott of Fairfield was a visitor
Messrs. Frank and Jim Chitty of
Flemington passed through our burg
Mrs. L. K. Edwards and Roscoe Col Collins
lins Collins motored to Ocala Saturday.
Mr. L. K. Edwards, who has been
attending the fair in Jacksonville for
the past week, returned home Sunday
Miss Lois Dickson and Mr. Grubbs
of Mcintosh were Sunday afternoon
Miss Mamie Fant spent Sunday
night with Miss Eloise Geiger of Mic-
All customers of Federal Bread are
satisfied customers. Ask them. 20-tf
Officers of the Law, Evaded for
Awhile, Never Fail to Round
Douglas, Wyo., Dec. 3. Two score
years of prison life and possibly
death in the ele'etric chair, confronted
Bill Carlisle, train bandit, as he lay
today in the hospital here with a bul bullet
let bullet in his chest while armed guards
stood by. Carlisle was shot down
yesterday by Sheriff Reach as the
bandit, cornered, reached for his au automatic
tomatic automatic to give battle.
MONDAY A BIG DAY
FOR THE FARMERS
Experts Will Demonstrate Modern
Agricultural Methods at the
Fair Grounds in Ocala
All of the farmers in the county and
k11 of those interested in farming
should make it a point to attend the
demonstrations of International Har Harvester
vester Harvester experts at the fair grounds,
Ocala, next Monday, December 6th.
The most modern methods in farm farming
ing farming will be discussed and presented
and attendance will be more than
worth while. The demonstrations will
begin at 9 o'clock Monday morning
and will last until 11 o'clock at night.
At night there will be nine reels of
mction pictures, showing agricultural
subjects from all points of the world.
Everything is free to all.
The demonstration train will reach
Ocala Saturday, nine big trucks, car carrying
rying carrying a big tent, chairs and other
equipment. The train was to have
given its demonstration here Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, but the circus being here on that
day it was decided that Marion coun county
ty county would be passed up entirely. The
secretary of the Board of Trade per persuaded
suaded persuaded the advance representative of
the train to give Marion Monday.
Two experts of national and inter international
national international reputation head the list of
demonstrators and speakers with the
train, Prof. H. S. Mobley and -Mrs.
In the morning the demonstration
will consist of the making of a perfect
seed bed. The full operation will be
explained and costs evolved. Soils
will be tested and the necessary cor correction
rection correction pointed out. During the morn morning
ing morning also, there will be a special pro program
gram program in the tent for the ladies. Mrs.
Howie" will talk to them On domestic
science, and as she was for eight
years an instructor in the University
of Wisconsin, her talks will be well
wi-ith hearing. In the afternoon there
wM be talks in the tent on soils, feeds,
crops, rotation, fertilizers, and a de development
velopment development of that system of agricul
ture which has for its foundation the
use of live stock in maintaining soil
fertility. At night there will be a
talk on community work, and nine
reels of motion pictures.
LADIES' AID SALE
Step in at Gerig's Drug Store next
Thursday morning about 10 o'clock,
and look over our assortmetn of pil
low cases, dresser scarfs, laundry
bags, handkerchiefs, towels, baby
caps, little kimonas, etc.
Ladies Aid Society
of Christian Church.
Don't forget to send her that box of
Korris' exquisite candies for Christ Christmas.
mas. Christmas. The Court Pharmacy. l-6t
W. rv. Lane, M. D Physician and
Furgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Parishioners and others are earnestly invited
to attend a short prayer meeting in the
above church on
THURSDAY at 7:45 P. M.
AND FRIDAY at 10 A. M.
en Specially Invited. Meetings to be
short and to the point.
Commissioners and Leading Bond Ad Advocates
vocates Advocates are Already Consider Considering
ing Considering Another Campaign
There were many fluctuations of
opinion on the bond issue election
Tuesday. At suppertime the bond
advocates in Ocala were almost sure
of victory. Ocala had gone two to
one -for bonds and other precincts
sent in reports that put that side
about 250 to the good ''with only
fourteen precincts to hear from," the
bend boys joyfully said.
The old men shook their heads.
They knew what those fourteen pre precincts
cincts precincts could do in "an election. And
they did it. climbing steadily until
bed time, when with only one to hear
from bonds were twenty-five votes
We have not learned the vote by
precincts. Ocala voted for bonds by
299 to 148. Mcintosh so far is the
banner bond precinct, casting sixty sixty-seven
seven sixty-seven for to one against.
The county commissioners report
this morning that bonds were beaten
by about fifty votes in a total of about
1600 the closest contest we can re remember
member remember in this county.
In consequence of this unexpected unexpectedly
ly unexpectedly large bond vote, and the certainty
that many would have voted for bonds
under a somewhat different plan, the
commissioners are considering calling
another election, as the $280,000
worth of help from the federal and
state governments is too much for a
WOOD OR WILSON
Pierre, S. D.. Dec. 3. Maj.-Gen.
Leonard Wood was endorsed for pres president
ident president of the United States last night
by the republican state convention,
after a spirited struggle in which
Gov. Frank O. Lowden of Illinois,
came out second best. While the re republicans
publicans republicans were meeting in one legis legislative
lative legislative chamber at the state capitol,
the democratic state convention in the
opposite chamber endorsed President
Wilson for a third term by a unani unanimous
mous unanimous vote.
NOTICE TO MASONS
- All members of Marion-Dunn Lodge
are requested to attend the regular
semi-monthly meeting at the Masonic
hall tomorrow night, as election of
officers and other special business
must be attended to.
Blitchton, Dec. 2. Our fanners ars
busy gringing cane.
Mr. and Mrs. Foster of Alabama,
were visiting their son, Mr. J. J. Fos Foster,
ter, Foster, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Mr. and
Mrs. Burgess of Ocala called Sunday.
Dr. Blitch returned Friday from the
Mr. J. L. Davis of Inverness was a
Mr. Robert Withers of North Caro Carolina,
lina, Carolina, visited friends here last week.
Rev. C. M. Brittain of Ocala will
preach at the Baptist church Sunday
afternoon, Dec. 7th, at 3:30 o'clock.
The Baptist church received its new
organ this week, so let everybody
come and help with the music
Mr. J. M. Blitch visited Dnnnellon
Mrs. George Borlander is on the
sick list this week.
For colds, take Nyals Laxacold
Tablets, 25c Anti-Monopoly Drug
Rotarians Will Move Into New Quar Quarters
ters Quarters at Their Meeting
Friday, the 5th
The Ocala Rotary Club, through
the kindness of the Masons, has ar arranged
ranged arranged to hold all of its luncheons
and meetings fiom now on in the din dining
ing dining room of the new Masonic home.
The first luncheon in the new place
vill be on Friday of this week, from
1 to 2 o'clock. The meeting will be
devoted to a presentation and discus discussion
sion discussion of business methods and stand standards
ards standards of practice. The recommenda recommendations
tions recommendations of the international committee
oil business methods will be present presented.
ed. presented. As an aftermath of the world war
a new standard of living has been es established
tablished established and a new standard of
prices has been established. To meet
these new conditions a revised stand standard
ard standard in business must, of necessity, be
brought about. During the war, for
example, many business houses, un unable
able unable to obtain first class materials,
were compelled to use inferior ma materials
terials materials in the manufacture of goods.
As a result some concerns will be
tempted to continue the use of in inferior
ferior inferior materials, so long as they can
get away with it.
The war has brought about new re relationships
lationships relationships between employer and
employee. These problems Interna International
tional International Rotary is doing all that it can
to help solve.
Every Rotarian in the city should
be at the luncheon Friday. "Big eats"
MEETING OF PARENT PARENT-TEACHER
TEACHER PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION
Prof. J. W. Norman will lecture to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at
the high school to all parents of
school children and any others who
are interested in educational affairs.
There will be a very attractive mus musical
ical musical program in addition to the lec lecture.
ture. lecture. The lecture will commence at
3:30 o'clock, sharp, as Prof. Norman
intends returning to Gainesville on
the afternoon train. Prof. Norman
has a wide reputation for being one
of the best lecturers in the state and
it will be of gerat, benefit to any one
to hear him.
The King's Daughters will hold
their regular monthly meeting Thurs
day afternoon at 3 o'clock, at the res residence
idence residence of Mrs. W. W. Clyatt. All
members are urgent to be present,
and any one else who i3 interested ia
helping the needy.
Mrs. Clyatt, Secretary.
IN THE PLURAL
We stated yesterday that the pic picture
ture picture at the Temple this evening would
be "The Broken Commandment." We
discovered by consulting the schedule
this morning that "Commandment"
It is very interesting to break com commandments
mandments commandments and almost as much so to
watch other people break them. We'd
advise all to go to the Temple this
evening and watch the process.
BARGAINS IN USED CARS
One 1917 Little Six Buick, in A-l
One 1917 Studebaker truck.
Three Ford cars, good shape.
Phone 348. AUTO SALES CO.,
26-6t Mack Taylor, Ocala, Fla.
Rye, rape and oats. Get our prices
before buying. The Ocala Seed
Perfume sets for Christmas at the
Court Pharmacy. l-6t
Stationery in holiday boxes at the
Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 2-tf
Give him a "Tempoint" pen and an
"Eversharp" pencile for Christmas.
The Court Pharmacy. l-t
The common green frog has been
discovered to possess an insatiablt
greed for wasps. This extraordinary
appetite does not seem to be in tht
least checked by an occasional sting.
The protecting colcr of the frog, which
sits motionless upon leaves, no doubt
deludes the most wary of insects Into
a Fens of security.
WANTED Somebody to furnish two
or three gallons of buttermilk daily.
The American Cafe. 3-2t
FOUND Jersey male, weight about
700pounds; crop in right ear and un under
der under half crop in left. Owner can have
same by paying expenses. T. F.
Fckes, R. F. D. A, Box 65. Ocala,
The Post is Expected to Take Action
Concerning Shooting of Com Comrade
rade Comrade at Centralia
Marion County Post No. 1, of the
American Legion, holds its regular
mcnthly meeting tomorrow night at
8 o'clock in the Board of Trade room,
Ocala. The post is expected to take
action concerning- the shooting of
service men by the I. W. W. at Cen Centralia,
tralia, Centralia, Wash. There will probably be
a discussion, also, of the various mat matters
ters matters disposed of at the national con convention
vention convention in Minneapolis.
COAL STRIKE NOW
STRIKING LABORING MEN
Gary, Ind., Dec. 3. Eight thousand
steel workers were thrown out of
work here today when the Americas
Sheet and Tin Plate Company was t
forced to close on account of the coal
shortage. It is also reported that the
concern's plant at Elwood, Ind.. em employing
ploying employing nearly 5000 people, closed
for the same reason.
COAL PRODUCTION v x
Washington, Dec. 3. There was
continued optimism in official circles
today, although coal production fig figures
ures figures available showed no increase in
the daily tonnage. This is now esti estimated
mated estimated semi-officially as forty per cent
COTTON AGAIN CLIMBS
New York, Dec 3. Another record
price was established on the New
York cotton exchange today when
December cotton contracts sold at 40
cent sa pound. This was an advance
of $1.50 a bale over yesterday's clos closing.
ing. closing. ANTHONY
Anthony, Dec. 2. Rev. J. C Boat Boat-wright
wright Boat-wright has returned from Fort McCoy
much improved and will soon be able
to resume his ministerial work.
Mrs. J. C. Boatwright, who has
been ill in the Ocala hospital about
a week, is some better and hopes' to
be home in a few days.
Miss Julia Meadows after spending
a pleasant visit with her parents, re returned
turned returned to Southern College Monday.
Miss Jocie Parrish of Citra was the
guest of Mrs. H. A. Meadows Friday
Mrs. W. T. Smith and children of
Tampa are spending a few weeks with
Mis. Smith's parents, Mr. and Airs.
J. H. Harvey. iC
Messrs. H. O. Haymaker' and R. A.
Dodd gave a dance at the residence of
Mrs. Haymaker Wednesday evening,,
in honor of Mr. Dodd's sister-in-law,
Mrs. Nuby of Michigan.
The Thanksgiving service held by
Rev. C. W. Rogers at the Methodist
church Wednesday evening were
greatly enjoyed by those present.
The services held by Revs. Snedden
and Warring in the club building for
the past two weeks will be continued
through this week. Some splendid
sermons have been preached during
Miss Beatrice Strange returned
Sunday to resume her school work
after several pleasant days 'spent in
Mr. Kelley, relief agent of the S.
A. who took charge of the depot
during Mr. B. K. Padgett's absence
at the fair in Jacksonville, letf for
A large crowd from Anthony spent
Thanksgiving day in the Kendig or orange
ange orange grove. All had a fine time.
Misses Mary and Sarah Forbes
spent Thanksgiving at home and re returned
turned returned to their school Sunday.
Prof. E. C. Boyd spent Saturday
and Sunday w ith his relatives here.
We regret to learn that Miss Pearl
McQuaig is real sick.
Mrs. N. K. Higginbotham and lit little
tle little girl of Gainesville, are enjoying
the cane grindings at the home of
Mrs. Higginbotham's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Gates.
Mr. Ben Forbes was one of the
lucky hunters to bring home a fine
wild turkey for Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bishop gave a
Thanksgiving party in honor of their
niece, Miss Pearl McQuaig. Music
and some very enjoyable games kept
the guests from spending any dull
moments. Refreshments of ice cream
and cake were served and before any
were aware of it, it was time to leave.
As this was the' nicest party of its
kind that has been given in Anthony
in some time, we hope Mr. and Mrs Mrs-Bishop
Bishop Mrs-Bishop will entertain again soon.
Mr. Smith, the photographer, who
has been away for several years, is
again seen on the streets with his
OCALA EVENING STAR, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1919
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Headline in an exchange conveys
the astonishing information that a
man was "Painfully Hurt."
Senator Fletcher is making no ex explanations
planations explanations of his vote. It needs none.
And this from Senator Trammell's
A good many people have inquired
of us why we did not print the full
list, of names of subscribers to the
Red Cross, made last month. The
reason is that the names have not
been given us to print. As soon as
they are, they will be printed.
Says the Plant City Courier: "Sev "Several
eral "Several well-known residents of the state
have passed to the great beyond re recently,
cently, recently, among them R. S. Hall, bene benefactor
factor benefactor of Ocala; Capt. W. E. Bell, who
was for many years a resident of
Trenton, and Dr. H. Hood, one of the
most widely known physicians on the
East Coast. Each occupied a large
sphere in their respective lines of en endeavor."
deavor." endeavor." The father who whips a child too
little to fight him is either a coward
or a fool. Miami Metropolis.
It is reported to us from Miami
that Sister Met. has never been a
father, so she cannot render an expert
opinion. We. know a good many big
boys, including t our own, 'whom their
daddies walloped when the boys were
kids, and they would feel like doing
a little fighting themselves if any
outside party who wore pants refered
to their fathers as cowards or fools.
Hon. Van Swearingen appeared on
our streets one day last week and
harangued the populace for some
time, telling the working men that
they were not getting near enough in
wages. This may be true, but it
makes us swearingeneral and some sometimes
times sometimes in particular when -we hear it
ccming from a politician. Inverness
Take care, son; Gov. Catts is Van
Swearingen's political godpapa, and if
you talk rough about his dear Van he
may conclude that some newly con con-Verted
Verted con-Verted Cattite needs you father's of office.
fice. office. .
Consular Agent Jenkins would have
the United States spend ten billion
dollars and sacrifice a quarter -of a
million lives to save him from giving
a five hundred dollar bond. Times Times-Union.
Union. Times-Union. Times-Union should be ashamed of
itself for making such a remark. It
.doesnt know, and it knows it doesn't
know, what Consular Agent Jenkins
:would have the United States do. For
all it knows, Mr. Jenkins would rather
die than have a single American life
sacrificed to save him. Our state de department,
partment, department, which doubtless knows
more about the matter than the T.-U.,
- A chain is only as strong
.. as its weakest link. Your j&SS?
eyes may be the weak
link in your chain of ef-Sg skc
DR. K. J. WEIHE,
Optometrist and Optician.
The kind that insures,
Against want in old age,
Against raises in premium
The Prudential land
See Ditto at oncej
Fa We Ditto.
says Jenkins is being persecuted and
is not receiving the benefit of even
Mexican law. That stuff about ten
billion dollars and a quarter of a mil million
lion million lives is rot. The Times-Union
appears to think Mexico is a better
man than the Southern Confederacy
BONDS BARELY BEATEN
The Star is encouraged by the re result
sult result of Tuesday's eelction. Judging
from all it was able to hear, it expect expected
ed expected bonds to be beaten by at least
thiee votes in five. The more sanguine
of the anti-bondites claimed they
would win by two to one. During the
last few days, almost every prominent
bond advocate has expected the elec election
tion election to go against bonds, and many
felt quite discouraged over the pros prospect
pect prospect not only of this election, but of
any that might be held during the en ensuing
suing ensuing five or six years, by which time
Marion courry would be hopelessly
out distanced by the rest of the state
The very slender majority by which
Lends were beaten goes far to sup sup-pert
pert sup-pert the Star's assertion that a ma majority
jority majority of the people of the county
wrnt good roads and only differ in the J
amount to bond and the method of
building. We are quite cure the peo people
ple people will heartily agree on any plan by
which they may secure the sum of
$280,000 offered by the state and fed federal
eral federal governments, provided they do
r.ot have to load themselves too
heavily with taxes to obtain it. The
Bb.ie Highway will be worth more to
the county than another railroad
thru it, but the people hardly want to
pry five dollars to obtain one. They
might be willing to pay two or three.
Ae soon as the Star learned that the
proposition was to bond the county
lor a million and a half dollars, it felt
like it was more than the people
would stand for. They have come a
great deal nearer standing for it than
we expected. The two reasons to
which we attribute defeat are, first,
the sum called for was too great, and,
second, the road system proposed
spread out so much that the people
feared that either the promises made
could not be kept or if they were kept
they would not be kept fully. As for
the argument that this was no time
tr build because of high prices, we
think that influenced comparatively
Mr. P. H. Nugent, in the Star of
Nov 21, made a very sensible proposi propositi
ti propositi n. He said:
"Let the people living along the
Dixie Highway, say for two miles or
three miles or whatever width is best,
on either side of the Dixie Highway,
from the Alachua county line above
Mcintosh to the Lake county line be below
low below Weirsdale, and going through
Oc ala, constitute that territory into a
sub-road district and vote bonds in
that district and build the best Dixie
Highway in Florida, through Marion
ccunty, and turn it over to the state
foi maintenance for all time, because
the state will take it when done. Then
later, the rest of the county can .take
like action if deemed best."
It is the Star's opinion that if the
commissioners will take Mr. Nugent's
advice and call for such an election
at once, that bonds will carry in the
It is also the Star's opinion that if
the commissioners call an election to
build in addition to the Dixie High Highway
way Highway one good road from Ocala to the
Levy county line thru the northwest
part of the county, and another from
Ocala to Orange Springs, via Citra,
with a spur to Fort McCoy and Eu Eureka,
reka, Eureka, that the people will vote for it.
Such a system of trunk roads would
couple us up with the other counties,
and leave most of our people either on
an improved highway or in a few
miles of it. We are quite sureUhe
people would prefer such a simple
plan of the best highways to a rami ramification
fication ramification of inferior roads.
Whatever the commissioners do,
they should stop at once their very
faulty program of two or more road
gangs with a boss and a housekeep housekeeping
ing housekeeping force for each. We daresay that
the bosses of the road gangs are as
good men of their kind as can be
found, but they are not engineers,
and it is a waste to break a force of
twelve to twenty men into fragments.
We want a county road engineer, and
a consolidated force. The county bud budget
get budget calls for $65,000 for roads this
year, but a well-informed county of official
ficial official tells us the 'amount spent will
be nearer $80,000, and everybody who
speaks to us about the roads farm farmers
ers farmers living beside them and traveling
men who go over them every week,
say they are becoming worse all the
time. We have heard more than one
employer of labor say that if his men
wcrked no better than the men on the
ccunty roads he would soon be bank bank-rapt.
rapt. bank-rapt. Let the commissioners chuck
their antiquated methods of road
bi ilding into the discard, employ an
up-to-date engineer and give the peo people
ple people $65,000 worth of work in return
for $65,000 in taxes. The present sys system
tem system is an imposition on the county
and everybody who travels thru it.
HOW MUCH MORE?
The Tampa Tribune concentratedly
What Will It Be Next Year?
During the years of the Trammell
administration the tax rates in this
1916 6 mills.
Then came the Catts administra administration,
tion, administration, and we have:
1917 9 mills.
1918 10 mills.
1919 12 mills and over.
Where do we go from here?
SYNOPSIS OF THE
The president made his most exten extensive
sive extensive reference to the peace treaty by
saying the causes for the unrest "are
superficial rather than deep seated"
and that they "arise from, or are con connected
nected connected with, the failure on the part of
our government to arrive speedily at
a just and permanent peace permit permitting
ting permitting return to normal conditions, from
the transfusion of radical theories,
from seething European centers pend pending
ing pending such delay, from heartless profit profiteering
eering profiteering resulting from the increase of
the cost of living, and lastly from the
machinations of passionate and male malevolent
volent malevolent agitators. With the return to
normal conditions this unrest will
The president renewed his recom recommendations
mendations recommendations for legislation to deal ef effectively
fectively effectively with those persons who by
violent methods would abrogate our
time tested institutions.
Several recommendations, some re renewals
newals renewals of previous ones, were made by
the president, to bring down the cost
of living. Among them were exten extension
sion extension of the food control law to peace
times for emergency; regulations for
transportation of foods in interstate
commerce; a cold storage law model modeled
ed modeled after the law in New Jersey; a law
requiring marks to show the length
of time foods are kept in storage and
a law to secure "competitive selling
and prevent unconscionable profits,"
by federal license of corporations sell
ing food in interstate commerce.
A long portion of the message was
devoted to a discussion of the condi condition
tion condition and rights of labor. "A definite
program to bring about an improve improvement
ment improvement in the condition of labor," and
bring about a genuine democratiza democratization
tion democratization of industry was recommended.
"The only way to keep men from
agitating against grievances is to re remove
move remove the grievances," said the presi president's
dent's president's message. At another point it
declared "the seed of revolution is re repression."
pression." repression." "The establishment of the principles
regarding labor, laid down in the
covenant of the league of nations,"
said the message, "offers us the way
to industrial peace and conciliation.
No other road lies open to us
Governments must recognize the right
of men to bargain collectively for
humane objects. Labor must
no longer be treated as a commodity."
"The right of individuals to strike
is inviolate," continued the message,
"and ought not to be interferred with
by any process of government, but
there is a predominant right and that
is the right of the government to pro protect
tect protect all of its people and to impart
its power and majesty against the
challenge of any class."
The president was referring to the
government's recent injunction
against the coal strike.
The message closed with a pointed
reference to radicalism and red doc doctrines
trines doctrines and referred to "Russia today
with its blood and terror," as a "pain "painful
ful "painful object lesson of the power of mi minorities."
norities." minorities." "There are those in this country,"
said the message, "who threaten di direct
rect direct action to force their will upon a
majority. It makes little dif difference
ference difference what minority it is, whether
capital or labor, or any other class,
no sort of privilege will ever be per permitted
mitted permitted to dominate this country."
Orderly processes, the message de declared,
clared, declared, were the only ones by which
relief and reform could be obtained.
"Those who would propose any
other method of reform are enemies
of this country," the message said.
"Let those beware who take the short shorter
er shorter road to disorder and revolution."
Arrival and Departure of passenger
trains at OCALA UNION STATION.
The following schedule figures pub published
lished published as information and not guar guaranteed.
(Eastern Standard Time)
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILROAD
ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD
i:12pm Jckonvllle-New York 2:15 am.
1:45 pm. J'ksoTiville-G'inesvllle 2:25 pm.
i :42 am. J'kjonvllle-O nesvllle 10:12 pm
1:15 am. St. Pet'sbry-Lakeland 2:12 am
5:35 pm St. Pet'sbur-Lakeland 1:25 pm
:10 am. Dunnellon-Wilcox
".40 am. Du'nellon-IkeUod 11:02 pm
5:25 pm. Homosajsa 1:25 pm
0:13 pm. Leaburg f :42 am
-45 pm. Gainesville 11:50 am
Monday, Wednesday. Friday.
"i"iav. Tirtsy. Saturday
For All Classes'Oi
Stone, Brick, Wood,
Phone 446. 728 Wenona St.
DR. G. A. EDMIST0N
Veterinai, Physician and Surgeon
Phone 38 M
Ocala - Florida
A SURE WAY TO SAVE ON TIRES
Let us vulcanize all of your old used
tL-es which can possibly be saved in
Jiis way. Our vulcanizing process
positively prolongs the life of both
tires and tubes. Figure it out for
yourself and you will see what a big
saving we can create for you in your
Oklawaha Ave Ocala. Fla.
THE PROFER COURSE
Information of Priceless Value to
Every Ocala Citizen
How to act in an emergency is
knowledge of inestimable worth, and
this is particularly true of the diseases
and ills of the human body. If you
suffer with kidney backache, urinary
disorders, or any form of kidney
trouble, the advice contained in the
following statement should add a
valuable asset to your store of knowl knowledge.
edge. knowledge. What could be more convinc convincing
ing convincing proof of the efficiency of Doan's
Kidney Pills than the statement of an
Ocala citizen who used them and who
publicly tells of the benefit derived?
Mrs. Alice Vogt, 814 S. Fourth St.,
Ocala, says: "F had been troubled
considerable with my back and kid kidneys.
neys. kidneys. My back hurt me most when I
was on my feet any length of time and
often languid spells came over me.
Doan's helped me as soon as 1 began
to use them, and soon effected a last lasting
ing lasting cure. I always praise this medi medicine
cine medicine to any one I hear complaining of
Price 60c. at all dealers, fton't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mrs. Vogt had. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y. Adv. 59
SAGE TEA III
It's Grandmother's Recipe
keep her Locks Dark;
The old-time mixture of Sage Tea and
Sulphur for darkening gray, streaked
and fadtni hair is grandmother's recipe,
and folks are again using it to keep their
hair a pooi, even color, which is quite
sensible, as we are living in an age when
a jouthfal appearance is of the greatest
Nowadays, though, we don't have the
troublesome task of gathering the sage
and the raussv mixing at home. All
drufr stores sell the ready-to-use product,
improved by the addition of other ingred ingredients,
ients, ingredients, called "Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur
Compound." for about 50 cents a bottle.
It is very popular because nobody can
discover it has been applied. Simply
moisten your comb or a soft brush with
it and draw this through your hair, tak taking
ing taking one email strand at a time; by morn morning
ing morning the gray hair disappears, but what
delights the ladies with Wyeth's Sage
and Sulphur Compound, is that, beside
beautifully darkening the hair after a
few applications, it also produces that
soft lustre and appearance f abundance
which Is so attractive. This ready-to-use
preparation is a delightful toilet n-quuita
for those who desire a more youthful ap appearance.
pearance. appearance. It is not intruded for the cure,
mitigation or prevention of disease.
J. II. Spencer
THE OCALA-' GAS ENGINE
Local Agenfts for the Old Reliable
Announces that they are now Handling Storage Batteries and
maintain a fully equiped service station for recharging batteries.
Complete line of GOODYEAR and UNITED STATES Tires and
Tubes. All kinds of Automobile Accessories, and a full line of
parts for the BUICK.
OCALA GAS EMGME WORMS
SPENCER & PEDRICK, Proprietors.
" When Better Automobiles Are Built buick Will Build Them
THE SPECIALTY SHOP
Announces the Arrival of
Exclusive Greeting Cards
A beautiful line of Little Gifts
Fancy Cabinets of Stationery
Popular Reprints. Late Fiction. Juveniles.
Cigars in Gift Boxes
Park & Tilford's Candies
Start shopping early, while the stocks are
at their best.
A. E. GERIG.
PYLES & PERKINS CO.
Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Calls Answered Promptly, Day or Night
117 East Oklawaha Avenue
Phone 555 Resident Phone 225
If Everything Was As
Cheap As Our Ice
The cost of Urine would be as low as it was in the good old days.
No use worrying, however, because it isn't that way. Be glad that
ice is helping to keep down the cost of living, besides giving you
better food and a greater variety of it than your grandfather's fam family
ily family ever had.
Ocalla Ice & PacMog Co.
WIH1ITE STAR LiKIE
Negotiable Storage Receipts Issued on Cotton, Automobiles Etc
MOVE, PACK, SHIP
The Star ia an advertising medium
Acetylene Welding Our
and Osceola St.
Prnnf W U
LONG DISTANCE MOVING
thru 'which you can reach Ocala people.
W. R. Pedrick
OCALA EVENING STAB. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1919
wel cast mm
It makes no difference how badly it is broken, we
can weld it as good as new at a very small cost.
Wc Also Weld Automobile Frames, Cop Copper,
per, Copper, Brass, Aluminum and Steel.
NO JOB TOO LARGE FOR US TOJIANDLE
II. L. WIKLE. Manager.
Cor. Oklawaha Ave. Orange St.
If you have any society items,
We are now prepared to give demonstrations
in the popular
to show its many new and striking features.
Opposite Harrington Hall Hotel.
SAVE MONEY ON MEAT
We always handle the best tresh meat to be
had and our prices are always the lowest.
Round Steak 25c IBest Pork Chops 30c.
Loin Steak 30c Pork Sausage 25c
Stew Meat 15c.
Groceries, Fruit, Vegetables, Etc.
NEW YORK MEAT MARKET
1 was there to make a sketch of
her. Luncheon was Just over, and
she was talking to; a little knot of
dren'a Hour like a feasTV Tor the
tiny toddlers there' is' ft N,varied
menu, sometimes Uneeda' Biscuit
. . v -a I a iii a. 1 ft w 1
women, rne nrst woras x neara, xuuuu am, souieuiues uruuam irucK
I slid quietly; into a nearby seat, werl era Oatmeal Crackers or Lunch Bis Bis-"National
"National Bis-"National Biscuit," recalling pleas Jcuit. This is changed on special
antly myfownttasty Uneeda Lunch1 occasions to Old Time Sugar (Jooic-
QQH. 4 IlKeu ner, aUU -"iw,"w-t.mmj" auu, latcai, u-
re. days wnen we naa
and 'Wn& those
fortably as she spoke a
and ears busy.
-Between the dark and daylightI 4were,our par
bit or pa
seems waiting and listening for.
children. Since they wx
things, I've given that hq
babies. First I had
Then. "when then
to toddle, I J
me in m:
no oney The
is due to the superior materials mid methods
employed in the baking. The everlasting table-
goodness oi uneeda cs iscuit. is aueto security
of the In-er-seal trade maris paosage.
xuu Btrtr, even li..
went on, "are much liL
mals. They are most lovable ana
most tractable after they've had
stmethinz.to eat National Biscuit
dainties, always begin our Chll-
wr. tuf always
tLiing Jf -only. National
Klucts caxT beT During the
years when my babies were growing
up we never missed the. Chil-
ldrenf Hour, srltli ita tat? feasU
H MAMMOTH INSTITUTION cr
:Vs& MERIJAND ORIGINALITY-,
i:KV H COMPREHENSIVE ENSEMBLE
,- Zir''til nfTur WArttrt'e arer nrnMnurnc
z int. uvnkuj Ubji rbnrwNritvn
rfA AND THE FINEST TRAINED ANIMALS-
J fl MULTITUDE STRANGE AND $m
fdl Mifh'-CURI0U5 FEATURES FROM JMlfr
Pl fMMEd ENDS THE EARTH- J;$MlYiiV
Will Exhibit at
C A L
-'fc- ; M
Mr. and Mrs. Standley of Meadows
wtre in town Tuesday shopping.
Miss Mary Gates returned hom
last night from Jacksonville, where
she has been for the past month.
A manicure set makes an ideal
Christmas gift. See our line. The
Court Pharmacy. l-6t
Mr. A. E. Burnett is assisting Mr.
J. E. Allemand in his jewelry store
until after the Christmas holidaye.
Mrs. Anna M. Holder is entertain entertaining
ing entertaining the Wednesday auction club to today
day today at her home on Fort King avenue.
The many friends of Mrs. J. W.
Johnson regret to hear that she is
quite ill at her home on Sanchez
If you need a Hot Water Bottle, be
sure and get one of those bargains at
Ge rig's Drug Store. $1.69 special
Mr. T. S. Trantham left last night
for South Carolina, for a brief visit
with relatives there. He was accom accompanied
panied accompanied by his little daughter, Jose Josephine.
phine. Josephine. Mr. and Mrs. Christian Ax and Miss
Adela Ax today are moving into their
home on Fort King avenue, which has
been undergoing extensive repairs and
1 greeting friends. After a week's visit
j in Ocala, Mr. Smith will return to his
home in Miami, accompanied by his
daughter, who will be with him for
an maennite stay.
The Orlando basket ball team is
coming to Ocala Friday to play the
Ocala team, the game to commence
at 4 o'clock at the high school
giounds. Admission 25 cents. Every Everybody
body Everybody in town should turn out to see
thic game and encourage the girls,
as they are short of funds and cannot
continue playing unless more patriot patriotism
ism patriotism is shown. If you cannot come
yourself, treat your friends to a ticket
and help make a large crowd, for the
game promises to be a good one.
Save your SUGAR and sweeten
your coffee with Saccharin Tablets.
Only 35 cents the hundred at Ge rig's
Drug tSore. 18-tf
Mrs. Blanche Montgomery has re
turned to her home in Atlanta, after a
month's vacation, part of which time
she spent with friends in Ocala. While
in the city she was the honoree at a
number of entertainments. Mrs. Mont Montgomery
gomery Montgomery is now a nurse in an army
hospital at Fort McPherson, and is
making quite a success of her voca
Miss Mamie Grumbles has returned
to her home in Dunnellon, after a visit
of some length with Mr. and Mrs. N.
H. Boswell at their home in Spring Springfield.
field. Springfield. Times-Union.
WANTED. LOST, FOUND, FOB
SALE, FOB BENT AND SIM
I LAB LOCAL NEEDS
RATES Six lint m&xiraum, one
time, 25c.; three tunes, 50c: six times
75c; one month S3. Payable in ad
Genuine Seneca cameras and films
for holiday gifts, at the Anti-Monopoly
Drug Store. 2-tf
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Kirkland, who
made their home in Ocala for many
years, but for the past two years resi residents
dents residents of Jacksonville, are now making-
their home in Gainesville.
Mr. Raymond H. Dittmar of Fort
Pierce, arrived in the city Sunday,
coming especially to see his uncle. Dr.
E. Van Hood, who still continues very
ill. Mr. Dittmar returned to his hom
II. H. Summerlin, shoe and boot re repairing.
pairing. repairing. Masters block west of court courthouse,
house, courthouse, 20 Magnolia St. I carry ma material
terial material for all work. 6-lm
FOR RENT Furnished apartments,
corner of South Second and Sanchez
street. Apply at 603 S. Second. l-3t
Mr. T. I. Arnold's many friends
will regret to hear that he has suffer
ed a relapse and is again at the hos hospital,
pital, hospital, but news from there this morn
ing announced that he was slightly
Don't forcet that tomorrow is the
day for the Christmas sale at Gerig's
Drug Store. The Ladies' Aid of the
Christian church will help you solve
the gift problem. Sale begins" at ten
The members of the Missionary So
ciety of the Methodist church are
making a drive to get every woman
in the' church to become a member of
the society. We pray the woman may
lino up. The time is now.
Stop! Have you tried Federal Bread,
the "best bread in the world." 20-tf
FOR SALE A slightly used 50-light
acetylene plant, with piping and fix fixtures
tures fixtures complete. For price and terms
see L. A. Gable, Ocala, Fla. 2-6t
FOR RENT Furnished room and
garage for gentleman only. Phone
FOR SALE Residence with 5 rooms
and bath, large porches; corner of
Franklin and Clark streets; also
laige barn. Will sell for cash or on
terms. Call phone 493. 12-2-lm
FOR SALE at 702 Wyomina street,
six-room house, also bath and summer
kitchen; all modern improvements.
Also rock face cement block machine.
Carl Wenzel. 2-l-30t
FOR SALE Two plug mules, at a
bargain. Phone 492, or write Box 445,
Ocala, Fla. 12-2 tf
WANTED To buy or rent, a small
cash register. Apply Box 609. l-3t
FOR SALE Chevrolet touring car,
in first class mechanical condition.
Would consider trade on town real
estate. Can be seen at Ocala Iron
Works garage. See Mr. Van Horn. 16t
FOR RENT Nicely furnished apart apartment
ment apartment with all modern conveniences.
Apply at 805 Tuscawilla street, or
phone 332. 29-3t
FOR RENT OR SALE At 112 San Sanchez
chez Sanchez street, a brand new house with
five rooms and bath; all modern im improvements;
provements; improvements; also garage. Apply to
John T. Moore, Ocala, Fla. 29-3t
Mr. Lew Lyons has returned toj
Ocala from Eustis. where he spent
several days with his parents, who are
wintering there. Tomorrow after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Lyons and two
children will leave for their home in
Mr. C. K. Sage leaves this after afternoon
noon afternoon for Jacksonville, where he goes
to 'attend a meeting tomorrow of the
executive council of the W. O. W. of
the state, which has in hand the mat matter
ter matter of raise in rates recently inaug inaugurated
urated inaugurated by the sovereign camp.
Miss Dixie Pillans, who made her
home in Ocala for the past two years,
is now at Rodman, acting as steno stenographer
grapher stenographer for the Rodman Lumber Co.
Miss Pillans made many friends in
Ocala who will regret to hear of her
Jacob's candy, "the good kind," in
far.cy Christmas packages, 25c. to $20
the box. Anti-Monopoly Drugstore, tf
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lutz, who have
for some time been makin gtheir home
at Irvine, are again in Ocala and have
rooms at the residence of Mrs. T. H.
Wallis. Their friends here trust they
will decide to locate with us perma
Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Petteway or"
Lakeland, are announcing the arrival
of a son, born to them at their home
in that city Nov. 30th. This hand handsome
some handsome little man has hcen jriven the
r.nme of Charles Hubert. Mrs. Pette Petteway,
way, Petteway, nee Miss Dovie Gates, is a form former
er former Ocala pirl and has many friends
here who will be interested in the
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Smith have as
their guests, Mr. Smith's father and
sister, Mr. E. C. Smith of Miami and
Miss Lilian Smith of Washington. For
many years this estimable family
lived in Ocala and they are kept busy
FOR SALE Fine buggy mare and
harness. Would exchange for good
milk cow. Apply Room 5 Masonic
Bldg.,from 12 to 1:30 p. m. 28-t
FURNITURE, ETC. I buy and ie!l
second hand furniture. Experts put it
in good condition before re-selling.
Repair sewinsr machines, lawn mow
ers, enamelware, etc J. W. Hunter,
310, 312, 314 South Main St. 23-tI
WANTED At once, 10,000 bushels
. 1 1
ci peanuts, any variety; z per Dusn Dusn-cl,
cl, Dusn-cl, or 8 cents per pound. We also want
vour furs, hides, cotton, etc Ocala
Exchansre & Hide Co., Carmichael
building, Ocala. Fla. 19-tf
WOOD For oak wood, cut to order,
call Teapot Grocery, or see J. H. J.
FOR SALE Nice residence in good
neighborhood. Bargain at $3800. Easy
terms. Annlv to P. O. Box 575. 6-m
WOOD Phone 146 for all lenghths
oak or pine wood; thoroughly season
ed. Special price on quantity orders.
Put in vour winter supply now.
Smoak's Wood Yard. 15-tf
FARMERS AND TRUCK GROWERS
should use PHOSLIME in connection
v-ith other fertilizers which they are
now using. Call on the John Dozier
Company. Ocala, for the PHOSLIME
booklet and information how to use
I'J'OSUME to the best advantage,
hiu. save money on fertilizers. PHOS PHOSLIME
LIME PHOSLIME is a Marion county Soft Phos
phate product and is used extensively
in South Atlantic states as well as
.f- England and the Northern
states. Try this home product and
s.ivc monev .and increase your profits.
FOR SALE (Wood Cut to Order.)
Reduce the high cost of keeping com comfortable
fortable comfortable this winter by buying youi
wood cut ready to burn direct from
the producer, thereby saving the
profits of the city wood yard. Orders
filled anywhere in the city. Phone
39 M. CP. Howell., Ocala. 4-a
Coffins and Caskets,
Dcy Phone 253 Niflht Phones 511 and 395
L. HURST, MANAGER
Opposite Court House.
YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD. "WHY PAY MORE"
THE WMPSOK HOTEL
In the heart of the city with Hemminx Park for a front yard.
Every modern convenience in eadi rooa. Dining room service is
second to none.
RATES From $1.50 per y per person to 56.
ROBERT M. MEYER,
J. E. KAVANAUGH,
f i..-f l:
V E R Y T H I N G considered considered-price,
price, considered-price, serviceability,' depend dependability,
ability, dependability, reputation the. Com
merce Truck represents' a value not
to be duplicated in its class.
Low initial cost, economical opera operation,
tion, operation, mimimum up-keep expense
are factors not to be overlooked in
the selection of a truck.
An investigation of performance records of
the Commerce Trucks in war and in com commercial
mercial commercial use will prove convincing arguments
why they merit consideration.
1 TON 14 To E,HTir.d.c,p"i,7S1590
Overload Capacity fl
eumatic Cord Tire v
F. O. B. Dm t fit
CENTRAL GARAGE & AUTO CO.,
Dealers in Commerce Trucks and
COMMZCE MOTOR CAR COMPANY DETROIT MICHIGAN
KLAW 5 ERLANGEfc
Z GEO. C TVLER
AO i 111 1U
WORLD FATIOUS DOOU.
0FTK2'5AF1B KAM5 By
Prices: $1, S1J50 and S2 Plus War Tax
i i m
Advertise and get Results.
If the otner fellow can make advertising: pay whj not yon? Call phone 51.
OCA LA EVENING STAH, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1919
A. E. GERIG
Speedy and Comfortable
Cars at All Hours
Call ni Home 4 an7
A large shipment of "Waterman's
Ideal Fountain Pens just in at Gerig's
Drug Store. 18-tf
Pretty stationery is always appre appreciated
ciated appreciated by any girl. Come in and see
oui Christmas line. The Court Phar Pharmacy.
macy. Pharmacy. 1-Gt
Tires and Tubes
O.C4LA' Al)TO &
TO OUR PATRONS
We will stop delivery of milk Fri Friday
day Friday night, Dec. 5th, and will redeem
all unused tickets.
2-4t ,-' Ocala Heights Dairy.
UNDERTAKERS and EUBALMERS
PHONES 47. 10. SRS
Careful Estimates made on all Cor
tract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
MONDAY, DEC. 8TH.
" GUS BILL'S
BRAND NEW OFFERING
ITT & JEFF'S
THE ONE BIG LAUGH SHOW
Prices: 30c 75c, $1 and $1.50
Plus War Tax
Get the Genuine
in tvery catte
By AUGUSTUS G. S HER WIN
There was a "Merchants Protec Protective
tive Protective association' at Mllburn composed
of ten local storekeepers, and its mem members
bers members expressed a good deal of curi curiosity
osity curiosity and Interest at a monthly meet meeting
ing meeting where It had been announced Ros Roscoe
coe Roscoe Meredith had a matter of Impor Importance
tance Importance to present for their considera consideration.
tion. consideration. Rpscoe was a general favorite la
"Gentlemen," he aald when he ap appeared
peared appeared before the association, T have
In my pocket my entire fortune a
license to practice law. The dry In Invited
vited Invited with glltterin proepeeta, bat
prescribed initially a surplus capital
I have not got. Waynevllle down to
line offered a starvation salary in Its
legal department. Rushton tendered
an opening In the law department of
a big harvester concern, which meant
burying oneself. In Plympton I am
known. Old Judge Barnes, the only
other attorney this side of the county
seat. Is about to retire. I have de decided
cided decided to pat out my shingle In Plymp Plympton."
ton." Plympton." "Good for you I We want you l" en enthusiastically
thusiastically enthusiastically hailed the leading local
There was a hush and an eager se series
ries series of glances. The proviso held la
suspense somehow put a damper oa
"Provided," continued Roscoe, T
can earn a living In my native town.
I have figured It out Lem Dole, as assessor
sessor assessor and collector. Is about t move
away. That leaves those positions
vacant Elect me as Dole's successor
and there Is a surety of five hundred
dollars a year."
"We'll do that don't ubt It, Ros Roscoe,"
coe," Roscoe," observed the governor the
"That," continued Roscoe steadily,
"Is not enough. I shall have to have
a thousand. Here Is my proposition:
Tou ten people have more or leas liti litigation
gation litigation each year. I will make to each
one of you a minimum annual fee
fifty dollars apiece. That makes up
the thousand dollars. For the fifty
I will cover all local suits, give all
necessary verbal advice and attend to
collections on a fifteen per cent com commission
mission commission basis. All this will enable
me to have spare time to work up
general business, and I shall stay
with you and grow up with you, and
later on if a judgeship comas along,
count me in as a candidate If I de deserve
serve deserve ltH
The proposition was unanimously
accepted and everybody seemed
pleased with the arrangement Ro Ro-coe
coe Ro-coe took out a part of the ten sub
scriptions In trade. Thus: from the
tailor a suit of clothes ; from the gen general
eral general store his footwear, neckwear and
hosiery; from the grocer and the
butcher supplies for the larder, for be
lived at the home of his aged mother.
A few litigious farmers came in to
secure his services, and while his
progress was slow he was financed
for the year-and did not worry.
Six months had passed by and Ros
coe had accumulated a small store
of money, when one day there entered
his office an old man who seemed to
be a confirmed Invalid. He Intro Introduced
duced Introduced himself as Mr. Alward Trude,
and stated that he and his daughter
had Just arrived In Plympton, had ar arranged
ranged arranged for rooms with Widow Lar Lar-klns
klns Lar-klns and intended to remain until a
suit they designed bringing In Boyd
county was decided.
"It's the Tarleton estate," soberly
announced Mr. Trude, and Roscoe be began
gan began to smile. "I see you are familiar
with It and don't think much of its
merits," went on Mr. Trude. "I sup suppose
pose suppose there have been twenty litigants
la the matter during the past ten
years, and every one of them losers.
For all that, I should feel I had not
done my duty if I did not try to pros prosecute
ecute prosecute the claim of my dead wife. I
offer you the case on contingency
fifty per cent If you win. If I lose
I will give you what I can afford,
which may not be much. Think It
over, and I will call again In tha
That night Roscoe went over til
that he had read and heard of the
Tarleton case. It was an instance
where powerful moneyed Interest
were able to tire out poor and obscure
litigants. Roscoe had about made up
his mind to refuse an apparently
hopeless mission when Mr. Trude
chanced to bring his daughter with
him to the office. An hour in that
sweet presence and Roscoe was wil willing
ling willing to devote time and money both,
If the sacrifice might further Increase
Roscoe discovered some strong
points In the claim of the Trades, but
the case went against them. It took
his last dollar to appeal to a higher
court. No other litigant had ever
gone that far. The unsettled suit
hampered the defense. They began
to fear the resolute, persistent young
lawyer. He might annoy them for
years with an expensive crop of new
prosecutions. They settled with Mr.
Trude for ten thousand dollars.
"I am now able to settle your fee,"
announced Mr. Trude one day.
"Can't we treat it as a sort of bulk
family fund?" propounded Roscoe
with a smile.
"Why, what do you mean?" inquired
"That your daughter Lillle has Just
accepted me, and, if you don't object,
we shall be married In June."
Mr. John Long of South Carolina,
arrived this morning to pay a visit to
his mother, Mrs. R. B. Long.
Save your SUGAR and sweeten
your coffee with Saccharin Tablets.
Only 35 cents the hundred at Gerig's
Drug Store. 18-tf
Mrs. L. H. and Mrs. S. E. Walker,
accompanied by Miss Ruth Walker of
Whitney were in the city shopping to today.
day. today. Give him an "Eversharp" pencil for
Christmas, the pencil with a reputa reputation.
tion. reputation. The Court Pharmacy. l-6t
Mr. N. A. Russell, the competent
young manager of the Postal Tele Telegraph
graph Telegraph office here, is an efficient work worker,
er, worker, and is hustling for business for his
The best winter hog and cow pas pasture
ture pasture is rye, rape and oats. At Ocala
Seed Store. 13-tf
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Whittington
and Mrs. R. R. Whittington of Mica Mica-n'opy
n'opy Mica-n'opy were in town today. They mo motored
tored motored in and said the roads were in a
terrible condition and a .disgrace to
Just received, a big shipment of
Parisian Ivory goods in manicure sets,
combs, brushes, mirrors, etc. Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 2-tf
Mr. Paul Durand, who for a number
of years was in. the plumbing busi business
ness business here, but has been living in
Pennsylvania for some time past, is
now at the shop of Mr. V. Mrasek,
where he will be trlaj tn liar hU nidi
customers call on him for anything in f
tne plumbing line.
Mrs. H. E. Chalker received a tele telegram
gram telegram this morning announcing the
sad news of the death of her father,
Mr. Thomas B. Campbell, who died
very suddenly at his home at Cherau,
S C. Mr. and Mrs. Chalker and
children left on the Seaboard this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon to attend the funeral. Mr.
Chilker will return home in a few
days, but Mrs. Chalker and children
will reamin with relatives in South
Carolina until after the Christmas
Cherry Bark Cough Syrup will give
you instant relief. Sold in Ocala only
at Gerig's Drug Store. 18-tf
Mrs. C. B. Hunter was in town yes yesterday,
terday, yesterday, shopping and attending to
business matters. Mrs. Hunter lived
in Ocala for a number of years and
was a subscribed to the Star, but
since moving to the country had neg neglected
lected neglected renewing her subscription. She
paid us a call and said, "Send the
Star. It is my best friend and I just
can't do without it."
.' The fire at noon today was in a
small cottage, occupied by colored
people, near Howard Academy. It
was more than half gone when the
fixe department 'reached it, and a few
minutes more completed the destruc destruction.
tion. destruction. The house belonged to Mr.
PARKER Lucky Curve Fountain
Pens ink the point and not the fingers.
Its safety sealed. Ask us. The Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 2-tf
Small want ads. will sell big things
For the reason that our wholesale con confectionery
fectionery confectionery business is increasing rapidly, we
have decided to devote our energy and re resources
sources resources to this alone, and to offer for sale
our complete milling business.
We bought our machinery when prices
were low. This is a chance to buy the com complete
plete complete equipment for making old fashion Meal
Pearl Meal and Grits at less than half the
price the same equipment would cost today.
Reasonable terms. Write or see us at once
L R. CHAZAL & SONS COMPANY. I
TO AUTO OWNERS
I am again at my old place of bus business
iness business on the Anthony road, where I.
shall be pleased to attend to your car
repair work by appointment. Call
phone 393. 29-tf M. A. Bouvier.
Rye, rape and oata. Get our prices
before buying. Ocala Seed Store, tf
We have a large assortment of In In-gersol
gersol In-gersol Watches. Get the boy one for
Christmas. Gerig's Drug Store. 18-tf
AT CHRISTMAS TIME
Make your gifts personal ones.
Fhotographs will solve a lot of prob problems
lems problems for the busy man. As gifts they
are always appreciated. Make the
appointment as soon as possible.
Eugene A. Revels, Photographer.
Over Fishel's Sore, Ocala, Fla. 12t
If you don't know what to give
father for Christmas, come in and
look over our line of gifts. The Court
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Holiday (Gooais We are now ready, all kinds of
Toys and Gifts for Christmas.
For Men, Women and Children
LADIES' COAT SUITS
S12.50 and $14.50 Spec,aI
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To lit all ages
All oi our
Do IT Now
And Keep Posted
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